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Get up, get out, and do something! Just about any day of the year, you can find something fun, informative, and healthy to enjoy at an area park. Feel free to browse the listings below, or use the search tools to find an event that matches your interests and location.

Viewing 61–70 out of 1,061 events
from April 18, 2014 to January 30, 2016
in Education (x) category

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr27

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

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Event
Apr27

Hawk Watch at Freshkills Park

at Freshkills Park Parking Lot, Staten Island

11:00 a.m.4:00 p.m.
Spring migration is here! Join the Staten Island Museum, Urban Park Rangers and Freshkills Park team for a day of spotting and learning about hawks returning from their winter migration
Category: Birding, Education, Nature, Talks, Seniors
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

Earth Day Programming

at Audubon Center at the Boathouse (in Prospect Park), Brooklyn This is an Accessible location

12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Join the Alliance at the Audubon Center to celebrate Earth Day! Learn about responsible fishing from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.
Category: Arts & Crafts, Education, Nature, Kids, Volunteer, Earth Day & Arbor Day, Talks
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Delving into Isham Park's Past with Sidney Horenstein

at Seaman Avenue and Isham Street Entrance (in Inwood Hill Park), Manhattan

1:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Join Sidney Horenstein, geologist and Educator Emeritus at the American Museum of Natural History, as he leads his geology, history, and natural history walk through the park.
Category: Education, Nature, History, Tours, Talks
Free!

Must See
Event
Apr27

Insect Exploration

at Belvedere Castle (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.
New York City is home to an amazing abundance of wildlife. From falcons and salamanders, to deer and seals, wildlife viewing opportunities exist year-round in all of our parks…
Category: Education, Nature, Kids
Free!

Best For
Kids
Apr27

Conference House Tours

at Conference House Museum (in Conference House Park), Staten Island This is an Accessible location

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Come to The Conference House in Tottenville for guided tours through an historic house where Benjamin Franklin, Edward Rutledge, John Adams and Lord Howe met in an attempt to end the…
Category: Education, History, Tours

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Event
Apr27

CANCELLED: Central Park Tour: Northern Forts

at Charles A. Dana Discovery Center (in Central Park), Manhattan This is an Accessible location

2:00 p.m.3:15 p.m.
History buffs will love this tour of the Harlem Meer and its environs, which were key lands in the American Revolution and the War of 1812. The route involves many hills and stairs.
Category: Education, History, Tours, Seniors

Apr27

LaGuardia Corner Garden Workshop: Sand Casting Demo

at LaGuardia Corner Community Garden, Manhattan

3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Learn how to sand cast a leaf and make a birdbath.
Category: Education, Nature
Free!

Monday, April 28, 2014

Apr28

Dinosaur Safari: Mysteries Revealed

at Bronx Zoo (in Bronx Park), Bronx This is an Accessible location

10:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
See more than 30 animatronic dinosaurs, including a 40-foot long tyrannosaurus rex, on this ride through the two-acre safari.
Category: Education, Nature, Kids

Must See
Event
Apr28

Master Composter Certificate Course with the NYC Compost Project

at Queens Botanical Garden, Queens

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Master Composter Certificate Course is a wonderful way to become more involved in the composting community in Queens and to share your love for composting with others!
Category: Education, Nature

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